Leadership in Health Services: Volume 32 Issue 2


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Challenges facing healthcare leadership in attaining accreditation of teaching hospitals

Ahmed Al Kuwaiti, Fahd A. Al Muhanna

This paper aims to examine the challenges faced by health-care leadership in teaching hospitals in attaining accreditation for their institutions.


Preparing health professions students to lead change

Lisa Rotenstein, Katherine Perez, Diana Wohler, Samantha Sanders, Dana Im, Alexander Kazberouk, Russell S. Phillips

Health care systems increasingly demand health professionals who can lead interdisciplinary teams. While physicians recognize the importance of leadership skills, few receive…

Power, trust and motivation in hospitals

Jon Ivar Håvold, Ole Kristian Håvold

The purpose of this paper is to improve understanding of how different kinds of power influence trust and motivation in hospitals.


Intentional interprofessional leadership in maternal and child health

Eileen Romer McGrath, Devon R. Bacso, Jennifer G. Andrews, Sydney A. Rice

This paper aims to describe an interprofessional leadership training program curriculum implemented by a new maternal and child health leadership training program, its…

Levels of research evidence in health policy assessment in Malawi

Patrick Mapulanga, Jaya Raju, Thomas Matingwina

The purpose of this study is to examine levels of health research evidence in health policies in Malawi.


Training leaders for a culture of quality and safety

Sue S. Feldman, Scott Buchalter, Dawn Zink, Donna J. Slovensky, Leslie Wynn Hayes

The purpose of this paper is to understand the degree to which a quality and safety culture exists after healthcare workers in an academic medical center complete a quality…


Compassionate leadership in palliative and end-of-life care: a focus group study

Alistair Hewison, Yvonne Sawbridge, Laura Tooley

The purpose of this study was to explore compassionate leadership with those involved in leading system-wide end-of-life care. Its purpose was to: define compassionate leadership…


Experts’ perceptions of management and leadership competence in Finnish hospitals in 2030

Vuokko Pihlainen, Tuula Kivinen, Johanna Lammintakanen

The purpose of this study is to elicit and analyze experts’ perceptions of management and leadership competence (MLC) and likely MLC developments and requirements in hospital…

Successful work cultures: recommendations for leaders in healthcare

Christian E. Vazquez

The purpose of this study is to gather information about work culture characteristics from four successful pediatric heart programs to better understand how they continue to…


Can shared leadership enhance clinical team management? A systematic review

Lisa Aufegger, Omair Shariq, Colin Bicknell, Hutan Ashrafian, Ara Darzi

Research in psychology or management science has shown that shared leadership (SL) enhances information sharing, fosters participation and empowers team members within the…

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